"Hope Lies in Unexpected Places"

Between Blood and Sand is the story of a grieving biotech scientist in Afghanistan, self-destructing after the loss of his son to a land mine. Through an unexpected friendship with an Afghan father and son, he finds purpose amidst his grief and originates an idea with the potential to save thousands of lives.

This film was made possible through a generous grant from the Alfred Sloan Science on Film Program.

Starring Robert Mammana, Jos Viramontes, Amy Shelton-White, Armon Nowparvar, and Michael Coleman.

Produced by Evan Cholfin, George Edelman, and Eric Binns; Associate Produced by Mitchell Greene and Brandon Kihl; Shot by Jason Goebel; Edited by Nicolas Delgado; Music by Karim Elmahmoudi; Production Design by Brandon Kihl; Sound Design by John Fuentes. Plant VFX Sequence by The Department of Digital Works.

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